Canadian History Dictionary Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
(Lord Dorchester era) Accused in connection with Walker affair,...
Served in the siege of Quebec. On July 29, 1759, in
Came to Nova Scotia as lieutenant-colonel of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French military engineer, 85, 90.
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Increased in 1841, 99; and...
(Bishop Laval era) Aubert's description of, 118, 119; habits an...
Arrangement Of 1830
Provided that United States vessels should have
access to port...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Mass celebrated in her house on resto...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's enquiries regarding, ...
Bib : Works: The Intercolonial England And Canada And Numerous
historical and scientific papers. See Bibliog. of Royal Society...
Sheaffe Sir Roger Hale 1763-1851 Born In Boston Mass Entered The
army, 1778; served in Ireland and Holland; stationed in Canada,...
(Samuel de Champlain era) On the settlement at Ste. Croix, 25. ...
(General Brock era) United States schooner carrying Hull's stor...
Bouchette Robert Shore Milnes
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Exiled to Bermuda for his
La Motte Cadillac Antoine De
Son of Jean de La Motte, Sieur de
Cadillac, de Launay et de Mo...
Baldwin La Fontaine Hincks And Their Time
Minutes of Executive
Council, Correspondence, registers, index...
(Lord Dorchester era) His account of American invasion, 89.
Ferland John Antony Baptist 1805-1865 Member Of Faculty Of Laval
University, 1855-1865. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Quoted as to...
(Count Frontenac era) Recollet father, Frontenac's confessor, 1...
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Quebec.
Returned to France in 1709. It was at this time that he gathered the
material for his Histoire et Description Generale de la
Nouvelle-France. Again visited Canada in 1720 by order of the French
government to report as to the best route for an overland expedition in
search of the Western Sea. In the course of this journey visited the
mission and posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New
France, returning to France in 1723, by way of Mobile. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On
the character of the Canadian population, 117; on the character of
Frontenac, 144, 145. (Count Frontenac era) On bravery of Canadians and indifferent conduct
of French troops, 212; on Lachine massacre, 224, 227; on old age of
Francois Hertel, 235; his account of "flag" incident in siege of Quebec,
295; on character and conduct of Frontenac, 333-336. (Samuel de Champlain era) His opinion of
Lescarbot, 37; his description of the French settlements in Canada, 243;
his eulogy of Champlain, 276, 277. =Bib.=: Besides his Histoire du
Paraguay and Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Dominique,
Charlevoix was the author of La Vie de la Mere Marie de l'Incarnation
and of the first general history of Canada, Histoire et Description
Generale de la Nouvelle-France. His Voyage dans l'Amerique
Septentrionale was translated into English in 1756. Dr. J. G. Shea's
translation of the History was published at New York in 6 vols.,
1866-1872; and reprinted by F. P. Harper, New York, in 6 vols. An
abridged translation of Charlevoix's Journal is found in vol. 3 of
French Hist. Coll. of Louisiana. For biog., see J. E. Roy, Essai
sur Charlevoix (R. S. C., 1907).